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salt cellar with spoon
  • Sweden
  • salt cellar with spoon, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Sweden
  • silver, glass, enamel
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 x 3.5 x 8.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 x 3 1/4 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 1.7 x 3.1 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in
    Object Length: c 6.4 cm
    Object Length: c 2 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Hoffman-Cohen-Rose Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0324.a,b,c
Description

Sterling silver and glass saltcellar (a,b) with a sterling silver and enamel spoon (c). Vessel in the form of a miniature ship (identified as a Viking ship) with an animal head on one end, round shields overlapping along the sides, and a tail on the end. It has a hand blown cobalt blue glass liner. The spoon is sterling silver, with pale blue champlevé enamel with a floral decoration. (a) is the metal container, (b) is the glass liner, and (c) is the spoon.